These briefs were presented at a May 2023 workshop co-hosted with the Science and Technology Directorate of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Issues covered include:

  • The Science of Rapid Climate Change in Alaska and the Arctic: Sea Ice, Land Ice, and Sea Level - John Holdren
  • Opportunities for Multilateral Cooperation on Climate Change in the Arctic - Jennifer Spence
  • Ocean Issues in Alaska: From Fisheries Management to Public Safety and Security - Fran Ulmer
  • Arctic Shipping: Trends, Challenges, and Ways Forward - Andrey Todorov
  • Infrastructure Challenges in the Alaskan Arctic - Henry Lee
  • The Arctic Warning: Climate-Related Challenges for Community Health - N. Stuart Harris
  • Climate Change Adaptation Issues for Arctic and Sub-Arctic Cities - Nadezhda Filimonova

To access the briefs, go to:
Arctic Initiative Briefs webpage

For questions, contact:
Elizabeth Hanlon
Phone: 617-495-5964